mishap

[mis-hap, mis-hap]
noun
an unfortunate accident.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; see mis-1, hap


misadventure, mischance.
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mishap (ˈmɪshæp)
 
n
1.  an unfortunate accident
2.  bad luck

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mishap
early 14c., "bad luck, unlucky accident," from mis- "bad" + hap "luck." Probably on analogy of O.Fr. meschance.
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Example sentences
What follows is a brief account of a bizarre series of mishaps that eventually
  found their way into a courtroom.
During the course of its seven-year trip, the spacecraft has suffered a string
  of mishaps.
Signs warned us of multiple-choice mishaps, from falling rock to a dangerous
  undertow.
But he obviously knew his way across those shallow flats, because there were no
  mishaps.
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